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known Actors Who Were Politicians

Of course these are the admitted actors to go into polotics, but as we know there are many more that they dont want you to know.

Actor / Politician

  1. Ronald Reagan

    Movies: Kings Row, Bedtime For Bonzo, Knute Rockne – All American. Politics: President of SAG, Governor of California, President of USA.
  2. Arnold Schwarzenegger

    Movies: Terminator, Predator, Kindergarten Cop. Politics: Governor of California.
  3. Jesse Ventura

    Movies: Predator, Demolition Man, Batman & Robin. Politics: Mayor, then Governor of Minnesota.
  4. Clint Eastwood

    Movies: Million Dollar Baby, Gran Torino, Dirty Harry. Politics: Served as Mayor of Carmel-by-the-Sea.
  5. Jerry Springer

    Movies: The Defender, Austin Powers, Ringmaster. Politics: Mayor of Cincinnati.
  6. Al Franken

    Movies: When a Man Loves a Woman, Stuart Saves His Family, Saturday Night Live. Politics: Senator.
  7. Sonny Bono

    Movies: Hairspray, Dirty Laundry, Airplane II. Politics: Mayor of Palm Springs, California, Congressman.
  8. Fred Dalton Thompson

    Movies: Sinister, Die Hard 2, In The Line of Fire. Politics: Lawyer, Senator, ran for President.
  9. Kal Penn

    Movies: Harold & Kumar, Superman Returns, Van Wilder. Politics: Associate Director in the Obama administration.
  10. John Lodge

    Movies: Little Women, The Scarlet Empress, Bulldog Drummond at Bay. Politics: Served as US Ambassador, US House Member and Governor of Connecticut.
  11. Shirley Temple

    Movies: Heidi, Bright Eyes, Fort Apache. Politics: Ambassador to Ghana and Czechoslovakia.
  12. George Murphy

    Movies: This Is the Army, Battleground, For My Gal and Me. Politics: Was a US Senator from California.
  13. Rex Bell

    Movies: The Cowboy Kid, Battling with Buffalo Bill, Broadway to Cheyenne. Politics: Lt. Governor of Nevada.
  14. Alan Autry

    Movies: House, At Close Range, In the Heat of the Night. Politics: Mayor of Fresno.
  15. Jack Kelly

    Movies: Forbidden Planet, Maverick, To Hell and Back. Politics: Mayor of Huntington Beach.
  16. Robert Dornan

    Movies: The Starfighters, To the Shores of Hell, Hell on Wheels. Politics: Member of US House of Representatives from Orange County, California.
  17. Fred Grandy

    Movies: Death Race 2000, The Girl Most Likely to…, The Love Boat. Politics: Served four terms as Congressman to the state of Iowa.
  18. Ben Jones

    Movies: Primary Colors, The Dukes of Hazzard, The Lincoln Conspiracy. Politics. Congressman to the 4th district of Georgia.
  19. Will Rogers Jr.

    Movies: The Story of Will Rogers, The Boy from Oklahoma, Wild Heritage. Politics: Congressman for Southern California.
  20. Sheila James Kuehl

    Movies: Zelda. Politics: Served on California State assembly and State Senate.
  21. John Gavin

    Movies: Psycho, A Time to Love and a Time To Die, Spartacus. Politics: Ambassador to Mexico, had also been president of SAG.
  22. Morgan55 Morgan Mason

    Movies: Sex Lies and Videotape, Twenty-One, The Harvest. Politics: Held some positions under Ronald Reagan.
  23. Wendell Corey

    Movies: Rear Window, The Search, The Rainmaker. Politics: Republican campaigner, served on Santa Monica city council, ran for Congress.
  24. Ben Stein

    Movies: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Casper, Expelled. Politics: Speechwriter for Nixon and Ford.
  25. Gary Coleman

    Movies: Movin’ In, Diff’rent Strokes, The Kid with the 200 I.Q. Politics: Ran for California Governor in the same race Arnold Schwarzenegger won.
  26. Marilyn Chambers

    Movies: Rabid, Angel of H.E.A.T., Party Girls. Politics: Was a minor Candidate for Vice-President in 2004 and President in 2008.
  27. Nancy Kulp

    Movies: Aristocats, The Beverly Hillbillies, The Parent Trap. Politics: Ran for the US House.
  28. Tom Laughlin

    Movies: Billy Jack. Politics: Ran for President several times.
  29. Pat Paulsen

    Movies: Brand X, Blood Suckers from Outer Space, Auntie Lee’s Meat Pies. Politics: Ran for President many times.
  30. Howard Stern

    Movies: Private Parts, I Spill Your Guts, Ryder P.I. Politics: Ran for Governor of New York in 1994.
  31. Charlton Heston

    Movies: Planet of the Apes, Ben-Hur, Touch of Evil. Politics: President of both the Screen Actors Guild and the National Rifle Association.
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    Sean Penn

    Movies: Milk, Mystic River, Dead Man Walking. Politics: Ambassador-at-Large for Haiti.